Look up observation type information.

Query Index:

List all observation types.

Method: GET
URI
/type
Accept
application/json;version=1

Query Parameters

Response Properties

description
Type description e.g., displacement from initial position
name
Type name e.g., east
typeID
A type identifier for observations e.g., e.
unit
Type unit e.g., mm.

Example Query and Response

http://fits.geonet.org.nz/type
{
     "type": [
       {
         "description": "displacement from initial position",
         "name": "east",
         "typeID": "e",
         "unit": "mm"
       },
       {
         "description": "displacement from initial position",
         "name": "north",
         "typeID": "n",
         "unit": "mm"
       },
       {
         "description": "displacement from initial position",
         "name": "up",
         "typeID": "u",
         "unit": "mm"
       },
       {
         "description": "displacement from initial position, regionally-filtered",
         "name": "east regionally-filtered",
         "typeID": "e_rf",
         "unit": "mm"
       },
       {
         "description": "displacement from initial position, regionally-filtered",
         "name": "north regionally-filtered",
         "typeID": "n_rf",
         "unit": "mm"
       },
       {
         "description": "displacement from initial position, regionally-filtered",
         "name": "up regionally-filtered",
         "typeID": "u_rf",
         "unit": "mm"
       },
       {
         "description": "RMS on L1 code multipath",
         "name": "average-mp1",
         "typeID": "mp1",
         "unit": "m"
       },
       {
         "description": "RMS on L2 code multipath",
         "name": "average-mp2",
         "typeID": "mp2",
         "unit": "m"
       },
       {
         "description": "temperature",
         "name": "temperature",
         "typeID": "t",
         "unit": "C"
       },
       {
         "description": "flow rate of fluid in a channel",
         "name": "flow rate",
         "typeID": "fr",
         "unit": "l/s"
       },
       {
         "description": "acceleration due to gravity",
         "name": "gravity",
         "typeID": "g",
         "unit": "m/s/s"
       },
       {
         "description": "air pressure",
         "name": "air pressure",
         "typeID": "ap",
         "unit": "hPa"
       },
       {
         "description": "fluid pressure",
         "name": "fluid pressure",
         "typeID": "fp",
         "unit": "hPa"
       },
       {
         "description": "velocity of fluid or other object",
         "name": "velocity",
         "typeID": "vel",
         "unit": "m/s"
       },
       {
         "description": "flow direction of a fluid",
         "name": "direction",
         "typeID": "dir",
         "unit": "deg"
       },
       {
         "description": "power supply voltage",
         "name": "voltage",
         "typeID": "vol",
         "unit": "V"
       },
       {
         "description": "angle of tilt relative to the horizontal",
         "name": "tilt",
         "typeID": "tl",
         "unit": "rad"
       },
       {
         "description": "10-minute mean ground velocity in a given frequency band",
         "name": "rsam",
         "typeID": "rs",
         "unit": "nm/s"
       },
       {
         "description": "degree of acidity or alkalinity of a sample",
         "name": "ph",
         "typeID": "ph",
         "unit": "-"
       },
       {
         "description": "concentration in a sample",
         "name": "chloride",
         "typeID": "Cl",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "concentration in a sample",
         "name": "magnesium",
         "typeID": "Mg",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Carbon Dioxide",
         "name": "Carbon Dioxide",
         "typeID": "CO2-flux-e",
         "unit": "g-m^2/d"
       },
       {
         "description": "Hydrogen Sulphide",
         "name": "Hydrogen Sulphide",
         "typeID": "H2S-flux-e",
         "unit": "g-m^2/d"
       },
       {
         "description": "number of volcanic earthquakes recorded per day",
         "name": "volcanic earthquakes",
         "typeID": "nve",
         "unit": "n/d"
       },
       {
         "description": "number of volcanic-tectonic earthquakes recorded per day",
         "name": "volcanic-tectonic earthquakes",
         "typeID": "nvte",
         "unit": "n/d"
       },
       {
         "description": "flux of sulphur dioxide measured in the air",
         "name": "Sulphur Dioxide flux in air",
         "typeID": "SO2-flux-a",
         "unit": "kg/s"
       },
       {
         "description": "flux of carbon dioxide measured in the air",
         "name": "Carbon Dioxide flux in air",
         "typeID": "CO2-flux-a",
         "unit": "kg/s"
       },
       {
         "description": "flux of hydrogen sulphide measured in the air",
         "name": "Hydrogen Sulphide flux in air",
         "typeID": "H2S-flux-a",
         "unit": "kg/s"
       },
       {
         "description": "amount of water vapour in atmosphere",
         "name": "humidity",
         "typeID": "hum",
         "unit": "%"
       },
       {
         "description": "mean wind direction over the sampling period",
         "name": "mean wind direction",
         "typeID": "mwindir",
         "unit": "deg"
       },
       {
         "description": "mean wind speed over the sampling period",
         "name": "mean wind speed",
         "typeID": "mwindsp",
         "unit": "m/s"
       },
       {
         "description": "rainfall over the sampling period",
         "name": "rainfall",
         "typeID": "rain",
         "unit": "mm"
       },
       {
         "description": "mean solar radiation over the sampling period",
         "name": "solar radiation",
         "typeID": "solrad",
         "unit": "W/m2"
       },
       {
         "description": "HCO3 concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "bicarbonate",
         "typeID": "HCO3-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Li concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "lithium",
         "typeID": "Li-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Na concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "sodium",
         "typeID": "Na-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "K concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "potassium",
         "typeID": "K-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Ca concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "calcium",
         "typeID": "Ca-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "SiO2 concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "silicon dioxide",
         "typeID": "SiO2-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "H2S concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "hydrogen sulphide",
         "typeID": "H2S-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Fe concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "iron",
         "typeID": "Fe-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Al concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "aluminium",
         "typeID": "Al-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "As concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "arsenic",
         "typeID": "As-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Rb concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "rubidium",
         "typeID": "Rb-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Cs concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "caesium",
         "typeID": "Cs-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "NH3 concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "ammonia",
         "typeID": "NH3-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "B concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "boron",
         "typeID": "B-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "F concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "flourine",
         "typeID": "F-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Br concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "bromide",
         "typeID": "Br-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "NO3-N concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "nitrate as nitrogen",
         "typeID": "NO3-N-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "PO4-P concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "phosphate as as phosphorus",
         "typeID": "PO4-P-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "height",
         "name": "height",
         "typeID": "z",
         "unit": "m"
       },
       {
         "description": "SO4 concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "sulphate",
         "typeID": "SO4-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "d18O concentration  in water, relative to standard",
         "name": "ratio 18O:16O",
         "typeID": "d18O-w",
         "unit": "per mil"
       },
       {
         "description": "d2H concentration in water, relative to standard",
         "name": "ratio 2H:1H",
         "typeID": "d2H-w",
         "unit": "per mil"
       },
       {
         "description": "HCO3 concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "bicarbonate",
         "typeID": "HCO3-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Li concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "lithium",
         "typeID": "Li-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Na concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "sodium",
         "typeID": "Na-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "K concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "potassium",
         "typeID": "K-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Ca concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "calcium",
         "typeID": "Ca-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "SiO2 concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "silicon dioxide",
         "typeID": "SiO2-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "H2S concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "hydrogen sulphide",
         "typeID": "H2S-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Fe concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "iron",
         "typeID": "Fe-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Al concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "aluminium",
         "typeID": "Al-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "As concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "arsenic",
         "typeID": "As-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Rb concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "rubidium",
         "typeID": "Rb-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Cs concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "caesium",
         "typeID": "Cs-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "NH3 concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "ammonia",
         "typeID": "NH3-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "B concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "boron",
         "typeID": "B-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "F concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "flourine",
         "typeID": "F-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Br concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "bromide",
         "typeID": "Br-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "NO3-N concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "nitrate as nitrogen",
         "typeID": "NO3-N-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "PO4-P concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "phosphate as as phosphorus",
         "typeID": "PO4-P-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "SO4 concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "sulphate",
         "typeID": "SO4-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "d18O concentration in gas, relative to standard",
         "name": "ratio 18O:16O",
         "typeID": "d18O-g",
         "unit": "per mil"
       },
       {
         "description": "d2H concentration in gas, relative to standard",
         "name": "ratio 2H:1H",
         "typeID": "d2H-g",
         "unit": "per mil"
       },
       {
         "description": "Mg concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "magnesium",
         "typeID": "Mg-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Cl concentration in a water sample",
         "name": "chloride",
         "typeID": "Cl-w",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Mg concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "magnesium",
         "typeID": "Mg-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       },
       {
         "description": "Cl concentration in a gas sample",
         "name": "chloride",
         "typeID": "Cl-g",
         "unit": "mg/L"
       }
     ]
   }